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D800 Lens choice - importance of quality

JonK

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JonK Moderator Awarded for his high level skills and in-depth knowledge in various areas, such as Wildlife, Landscape and Stage Photography Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015 Nikonian since 03rd Jul 2004
Mon 01-Jul-13 11:03 PM

I can think of some compelling reasons to shoot with a D800 instead of any previous generation body (D3s, D3, any DX, etc.). WHen the D800 file is reduced to the 12-16 MP size of other bodies, handholdability is the same, dynamic range is much better, color is much better, AF is probably better, ISO performance (both normal and high) is the same or better, and noise characteristics are the same or better.

WIth outstanding glass I can get superb images. With most glass I can get excellent images.

WIth good technique, I get a lot of extra pixels into which I can crop.

Jon Kandel
A New York City Nikonian and Team Member
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